I spent the first few years of my accounting journey working in public accounting in the area of taxation. I worked countless hours, met amazing people, and developed transferable skills during my years in tax and I would not trade the experience for anything. Although it was a career that was full of promise, I ultimately decided to leave public accounting in the Spring of 2019.
Is Work Life Balance Attainable?
https://youtu.be/jHAwnoACKxQ Could we be spending too much time working? Judging by how active we all are on social media, my guess would be no. We can all agree, however, that finding the perfect balance between work and life is important. In today’s post I am breaking down whether or not work-life balance is attainable in [...]
Managing Imposter Syndrome at Work
5 Things I Should Have Done When Starting in Accounting
Navigating the Career Fair
Accounting Degree Secured, Now What?
The time has finally come for you to walk (or strut) across that stage and turn your tassel. You've worked tirelessly for this moment and it's finally here. Now that you've earned your degree in accounting, you probably have a cute little idea about how your future will play out. Here are a couple of things to consider.
Making the Most of Your Final Year of College
At last, the light at the end of the tunnel is starting to peek through the clouds and your college career is coming to a close. If you played your cards right, you already have a job offer lined up and a plan to finish strong. However, if you are headed into this final year with few job prospects and having a "come to Jesus moment" about your future, no worries. This time, two years ago I was in your shoes so let's walk through this together....
Staying Engaged During Boring Meetings
Let's face it, while the accounting industry can be quite riveting, there are a few topics that leave a bit to be desired. There is something about sitting in cold room and listening to a monotone presentation on economic nexus that makes the eyelids feel heavy. Falling asleep or even putting your head down is [...]
2017 NABA National Convention & Expo
I attended the NABA National Convention this June in New Orleans, LA. NABA is the National Association for Black Accountants offering membership to both accounting students and professionals. Click here to learn more about the organization. I documented some of my time at the conference and I am excited to share with you what the convention [...]